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Mohandas Gandhi"s Life

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    history of Indian indapendance

    Gandhi was a major part in the indian independance movement and his actions led to many events after his time.
  • First war of indian indapendance

    First war of indian indapendance
    1857 was the first war of Indian Independence also known as Revolt of 1857 or Sepoy Mutiny.
  • Britsh take over indian governament

    In 1858 the British Crown officially takes over the Indian Government
  • Mohandas Gandhi was born

    Mohandas Gandhi was born
    Gandhi was born october 2, 1869, in Pobandar india, a costal town in present-day Gujarat, India.
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    Gandhi's life

    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He was the pioneer of satyagraha—resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience, a philosophy firmly founded upon ahimsa or total nonviolence—which led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. By Grace
  • Gandhi's Marriage

    Gandhi's Marriage
    In May 1883, the 13-year old Mohandas was married to 14-year old Kasturbai Makhanji in an arranged child marriage.
  • Gandhi's first child

    Gandhi's first child
    In 1885, when Gandhi was 15, the couple's first child was born, but survived only a few days.
  • September 1888 - Gandhi becomes a Law Student in London, England.

    September 1888 - Gandhi becomes a Law Student in London, England.
  • 1894 - Gandhi campaigns to uphold the right of South African Indians to vote.

  • Gandhi was attacked

    In January 1897, when Gandhi landed in Durban he was attacked by a mob of white settlers and escaped only through the efforts of the wife of the police superintendent
  • The Boer War* begins.

    The Boer War* begins.
    1899 - The Boer War* begins. Gandhi organizes Volunteer Ambulance Corps, made up of Indians.
  • Gandhi adopted his methodology of satyagraha (devotion to the truth)

    In 1906, the Transvaal government promulgated a new Act compelling registration of the colony's Indian population. At a mass protest meeting held in Johannesburg on 11 September that year, Gandhi adopted his still evolving methodology of satyagraha (devotion to the truth), or non-violent protest, for the first time.
  • Gandhi wrote in the indian Opinion of his time

    Gandhi wrote in the indian Opinion of his time
    On 7 March 1908, Gandhi wrote in the Indian Opinion of his time in a South African prison.
  • Gandhi writes his first book:

         	Gandhi writes his first book:
  • Gandhis help with the Champaran agitation and Kheda Satyagraha.

    Gandhi's first major achievements came in 1918 with the Champaran agitation and Kheda Satyagraha. He organized a detailed study and survey of the villages, accounting for the atrocities and terrible episodes of suffering, including the general state of degenerate living. Building on the confidence of villagers, he began leading the clean-up of villages, building of schools and hospitals and encouraging the village leadership to undo and condemn many social evils,
  • Gandhi's role in world war 1

    In April 1918, during the latter part of World War I, Gandhi was invited by the Viceroy to a War Conference in Delhi.[26] Perhaps to show his support for the Empire and help his case for India's independence[27], Gandhi agreed to actively recruit Indians for the war effort.
  • Jallianwalla bagh massacre

    Jallianwalla bagh massacre
    In 1919 The cruel Jallianwalla Bagh massacre takes place due to protests against the Rowlatt Act
  • Congress was given a new Constitusion

    In 1920, the Congress was reorganized and given a new constitution, whose goal was Swaraj (independence)[citation needed]. Membership in the party was opened to anyone prepared to pay a token fee, and a hierarchy of committees was established and made responsible for discipline and control over a hitherto amorphous and diffuse movement
  • Gandhi becomes the president of the All-India Home Rule League

  • Gandhi was invested with executive authority on behalf of the Indian National Congress.

    Gandhi was invested with executive authority on behalf of the Indian National Congress.
    In December 1921, Gandhi was invested with executive authority on behalf of the Indian National Congress. Under his leadership, the Congress was reorganized with a new constitution, with the goal of Swaraj.
  • Gandhi was arrested

    Gandhi was arrested
    Gandhi was arrested on 10 March 1922, tried for sedition, and sentenced to six years' imprisonment.
  • Gandhi writes an autobiography

    Gandhi writes an autobiography
  • Gandhi is named "Man of the Year" by Time magazine.

    Gandhi is named "Man of the Year" by Time magazine.
  • Gandhi pact is signed

    In 1931 the second round table conference takes place and Irwin-Gandhi Pact is signed
  • Indian indapendance from the british rule

    On the 15th of August 1947 the Partition of India and Independence from the British rule.
  • Gandhi's death

    Gandhi's death
    Gandhi died january 30, 1948 at his home in New Delhi. He was assasinated by Nathuram Godse who held Gandhi responsibke for weakening India.
  • Gandhi's mamorial

    Gandhi's ashes were poured into urns which were sent across India for memorial services. Most were immersed at the Sangam at Allahabad on 12 February 1948 but some were secretly taken away.
  • Muslum league is formed

    In 1906 the Muslim League is formed which is one of indias main religions